Posted By John
1973 Country Music Awards Winners

1st CMAA
Country Music Awards Ceremony

1973 Golden Guitar Awards

Sunday, 28 Jan 1973 – Tamworth Town Hall, NSW

There was no sponsor this year. It was originally called the Australasian Country Music Awards until 1993. “Golden Guitar” trophies were given to the winners. The Awards was a highlight of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.


Album of the Year
Slim Dusty
Me & My Guitar

APRA Song of the Year
Joy McKean
Lights On The Hill
Recorded by Slim Dusty

Best EP or Single of the Year
Slim Dusty
Lights On The Hill

Top Selling Record
Slim Newton
Redback On The Toilet Seat

Instrumental Track of the Year
Hamilton County Bluegrass Band

Radio Listener Award
Col Hardy